Friday 22 September 2017

Maeve Dineen: It's not perfect, but today we wake up in a different world

Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan
Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan

Maeve Dineen

At the height of the financial crisis, I attended a drinks party at the house of one of the many people who were hired to fix the nation's finances.

At the end of the night, the door was flung open and five guys sashayed across the floor in a fashion that lead me to believe they had just stepped out of the 'Men In Black' movie.

I enquired as to who the new guests were and was told that they were the "IMF and ECB" inspectors who were over to check on our progress.

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